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hollero is among the bicyclist who frequent the area... often riding along the bike trails. but sometimes, his triathlon training takes him to the streets. ((wesley hollero - bicyclist: there's been quite a few close calls only we can do is stay on the right side, stay away form debris or anything that goes in the bike path.)) ((karen castro)) n-h-p says the victim was riding on the far right side of the road and wearing safety gear. however, it wasn't enough to stop a man illegally driving an atv on the street from killing him. investigators believe he was drunk and walked away with minor injuries. ((trooper chelsea stuenkel - nhp: we just can't remind people enough to not drive impaired.)) ((karen castro)) just half an hour later, metro was called out to investigate another crash involving a drunk driver who took off, leaving a pedestrian hanging on to life. richard strader - metro pd: there was a witness, a civilian, who followed the driver until police caught up to them on the north east side of town. the driver was stopped by police, was impaired.)) ((karen maryland parkway and charleston... where police believe the pedestrian was jaywalking.
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trauma but is expected to survive. the bicyclist in the earlier crash died on scene. ((wesley hollero - bicyclist: to hear about a fellow cyclist or avid cyclist fall in a situation like that, it really hurts our community for cycling.)) ((karen castro)) it's been a deadly year so far on the roads. valley roads... every week. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((sharie johnson)) > new details on a deadly shooting on the east side. officers responded to reports of gunshots in the area of lake mead and marion drive early yesterday morning. a 60-year-old man identified as heriberto marcial was found with a gunshot wound to the chest. he was taken to u-m-c where he later died. detectives believe the shooting stemmed from a robbery. police have not made an arrest. if you have any information you're asked to call crimestoppers./// ((sharie johnson)) > this evening... the state of nevada is mourning
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smith. the nevada senate democratic caucus announced her passing today.... she was 60 years old. smith was diagnosed with a brain tumor just before the legislative session began last year. she took a leave of absence for an operation and returned to work on a part-time basis. senator harry reid released a statement of smith's passing. it reads in part. "debbie smith was the epitome of an ideal neighbor, friend and public servant.....despi te her difficult year, her positive outlook on life was admirable to all. she was my friend and i will miss her." deatils on a memorial service will be announced in the coming days./// > we're two days away.... from the nevada republican caucus. and candidates are in town to pump up supporters and ensure they sway caucusers in their favor. 8 news now's mauricio marin... has more from texas station... where senator marco rubio is meeting with nevada voters tonight.
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((mauricio marin)) republican presidential hopeful marco rubio is stopping off here at texas station to rally up support. he's up against ted cruz and donald trump. all three are working hard to sway over support at tuesday's nevada republican caucus. ((marco rubio/r- presidential candidate: and let me just say this. the democrats, if we nominate someone who is nebulous about these things, they're going to eat our lunch in november. and so we have to absolutely have someone ready to go that can win, because we cannot lose this election.)) ((mauricio marin)) talking with meet the press--senator marco rubio says he's the strongest candidate to beat the democratic candidate in november. so he's pushing hard to win the nevada republican caucus tuesday. meeting with supporters today. ted cruz is also in southern nevada rallying up backing for his campaign. both are competing against trump who has won new hampshire and south carolina yesterday. it's been a heated fight...cruz says he's sticking to his values during the campaign. and not getting into it with personal matters when it comes to trump and rubio. (( ted cruz/r- presidential candidate: "and both of them, when you point to their records, they follow the same pattern.
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they impugn your integrity. they attack your character. and, as you know, from the very beginning of this campaign, nearly a year now, i have consistently refused to respond in kind.")) ((mauricio marin)) tonight's event is opent to the public. and set to begin at 7-30 tonight. mauricio marin. 8 news now./// with a big win in south carolina yesterday---don ald trump told meet the press he's ready to see victory in nevada. he's scheduled to be in las vegas tomorrow ahead of tuesday's caucus./// ((sharie johnson)) > meanwhile... it's been a big weekend for the the valley. so grateful to all of my supporters out there. some may have doubted us but we never doubted each other!)) that's hillary clinton speaking in las vegas after her victory in the nevada caucus yesterday. ((sharie johnson)) > and it was a close race... clinton came away with 53
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yesterday democrats voiced who they think should be our next president at hundreds of caucus sites across the state. it's a huge victory for clinton to overcome bernie sanders surge in popularity. entrance polls found clinton had big support from women, union workers, minorities and voters who think... she would have a better shot than sanders. after clinton was declared the winner... sanders congratulated her on the victory.... adding that the race is not over yet... (( sanders: i believe that on super tuesday we've got an excellent chance to win many of those states. it is clear to me, and i think most observers, that the wind is on -- at our backs. we have the momentum . )) ((sharie johnson)) the next democratic primary is next weekend in south carolina./// ((sharie johnson)) > we will continue our local caucus coverage tuesday night for the republican caucus. we will have reporters at all
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and the counting headquarters... starting with the kick-off of the caucus in our 5 p-m newscast. and stay tuned for special editions of politics now at 7:30 and 11 o'clock as the results start coming in./// ((sharie johnson)) > remember.. 8 news now is your local elections headquarters. we have all the results and everything you need to know about the races.. on air.. and online at las vegas now dot com./// sharie johnson > a valley business owner is demanding justice. what he's offering for help tracking down a priceless piece of equipment... that's helping him put food on the table./// < ((tony smith, 8 news now)) "temperatures continue to be on the warm side but i am tracking cooler conditions -- how low temperatures will go? i have the
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weather now formichigan into what motivated a man to allegedly commit a series of random shootings that killed six people and injured two. authorities say 45-year-old jason dalton's spree allegedly began when he seriously wounded
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apartment complex. hours later, a father and son were killed at a car dealership. then investigators say dalton killed 4 women in a cracker barrel parking lot. a 14 year girl was seriously injured. dalton was arrested today after an officer spotted him leaving a bar. cbs news confirmed he was working as an uber driver and passed the company's background check. (( (uber passenger) he talked a lot and gave off a creepy vibe because he wouldn't stop talking but he didn't seem off, like crazy)) ((sharie johnson)) > authorities believe dalton would have continued his shooting spree, if he weren't stopped. police do not believe the acts are terrorism related. dalton is being held at the county jail, and is set be arraigned monday./// ((sharie johnson)) > a small company is offering a reward after they were hit by theives saturday. and the crime was caught on camera. greencare pool builders says
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trailer was stolen from the front of their business. first the surveillance video shows a white pick-up truck checking out the trailer. ...then a red truck does the same thing. that evening... the driver of the white pick- up returned... ...hitching the trailer to his truck and taking off. (( tim hanlon, green care: " who knows, maybe break it down for sale and parts, put his 4wheelers on it, i don't know why someone would take it, we've obviously put all that work into it " )) tim hanlon says the trailer cost about $8,000. ...but he says it was priceless because of the work they put into it. little do theives know, the company is now working with metro and nearby businesses to match surveillance video. and they're now offering a $1,000 reward for anyone who helps track down the trailer./// sharie johnson > coming up in
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the daytona 500 comes down to the wire..see who wins the closest race in history./// ((jon tritsch)) >rich abajian made an impact at unlv..
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at unlv.. un-r.. the city of las vegas and in the automobile industry..he died last week at the age of many of those he touched honored him a memorial service was held at south point arena..a couple thousand people paid their respects to the abajian family.. some of the most successful sports figures in las vegas attended and reflected..coac hes..players and businessmen
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nevada sports hall of famer..the man they called baj ((tyler corder/finley automotive: "the fact that we had to have the service in an arena speaks volumes about what an impact he had on southern nevada- certainly all the people at finley automotive. it's really a sad farewell.") (tony sanchez/unlv football: "you know he's been a tremendous ambassador for the city of las vegas and unlv for many, many years. it never mattered who was the head coach here or what sports it was: rich was always there to lend out a hand and help out.") (tom reed/coached rich):"he was a great player but he was also a great teammate and he played with a group of defensive backs that in three years had 75 interceptions.") ((jon tritsch)) >the daytona 500 is the super bowl of racing and the first race of the season.nascar starts its engines in 2016 with an epic finish final is gridlocked with 4 drivers vying for the checkered flag...denny hamlin 4 inches..
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in the race's history goes to the number 11 car by a nose.. las vegas' kyle busch finishes 3rd.. kurt busch..10th.. ((jon tritsch)) >unlv baseball wrapping up the first series of the season at mighty texas.. rebels took game 1 in 12 innings.. lost big in game 2.. today..not a dramatic conclusion.. texas legend colt mccoy throwing out the first pitch..he's always had accuracy issues.. longhorns light the rebels up early.. kody clemens..son of roger and travis jones get rbi's.. rebels ben wright goes 4.2/3 and takes the loss.. unlv punchless at the plate.. they strand nine runners on the base pads.. 7-0 the final.. unlv's home opener is friday against west virginia las vegas went from silence to pandamonium last night..unr's marqueze coleman gave the wolfpack a 3 point lead with 3 seconds left..but patrick mccaw says let's go to overtime.. buzzer beater beauty... in ot..
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jordan cornish the dunk.. and then fireworks.. ike nwamu lob to derrick jones who smashes home the dunk..102-91 the final.. mccaw says no big deal ((patrick mccaw/25 points: "hit a shot similar probably in middle school. the middle school one was a little better because the whole middle school stormed the floor and lifted me up so i kinda felt good. that one is up there.")) (ike nwamu/unlv g: "for us to come up with that momentum after pat hit that shot is just big time, especially with everything we have going on- injuries and stuff,so- yeah, it was definitely a lot of fun.") sharie johnson
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" expect the dry and warm weather conditions into monday. but tracking a brief drop in the degrees along with some breezy conditions for tuesday. but we rebound back with the winter warmth for wednesday. ------------------------------ a weak ridge of high pressure will be the main system controling our weather into monday. most of the area will see north winds in the 5-10 mph range this afternoon...but some gusts up to 20 mph will occur down the colorado river. a weak shortwave that is currently off the northern california coast will push inland sunday and across northern nevada monday. -------------------------------- this will bring some lower clouds across far northern lincoln county monday...but little else. the main impact from our next weather system will be an increase in northerly winds monday and tuesday. winds will generally be in the 10-20 mph range over most locations with the strongest winds down the colorado river...especiall y late monday night through mid day tuesday.
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levels with gusts approaching 40 mph mainly from lake mohave to needles. -------------------------------- ------------ temperatures will cool slightly monday with even more cooling tuesday as cooler air advects into the region. temperatures tuesday will be close to normal. but high temperatures for the rest of the week will rebound into the mid to upper 70's - so brief cool change. -------------------------------- ----------- here's your weather now 7- day forecast: overnight: mostly clear, with a low around 50. west wind around 6 mph. monday: sunny, with a high near 75. north northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 50. north wind around 7 mph. tuesday: sunny, with a high near 66. northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. tuesday night: mostly clear, with a low around 46. wednesday: sunny, with a high near 70. wednesday night: mostly clear, with a low around 48. thursday: sunny, with a high near 76. thursday night: mostly clear, with a low around 51. friday: sunny, with a high near 78. friday night: mostly clear, with a low around 53. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 78. rememeber, we've always got your covered on ">
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zones on the east, and some good news for those who live on the west... traffic anchor demetria obilor shows you what's going on with traffic, in this week's look ahead... ((demetria obilor)) >this week, work began on tropicana avenue. most of the work is happning between eastern and mcleod, and it's all part of ndot's tropicana improvement project. they will improve four miles of tropicana between eastern and boulder highway. lane restrictions between eastern and mcleod are expected to last through early april. the entire project won't be completed until october. moving up into the northwest now, where we've got some interesting stuff happening. this is lone mountain at 215, where the county is working to build out the northwest segment of the beltway between craig and hualapai. that means the annoying lights at ann and lone mountain will be removed.ews are currently working ti bridges in the area andansfmrel pits into stormwater detention basins. od news for the southwest, a w light was tned on at warmrings and tenayath that project, the county
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d upgraded streets and nearby sidewalksw, if you live on the west de, wk has started at thearleston/5nterchangeere things can get rough.ny of you have complained aying on the county about proving this area.g a new update, and i will ve you all the details morrow morning in "what's
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the powerful messege the white house is sending out to the children of america... and the following it's building on social media./// now, nevada's first choice for
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((sharie johnson)) > the social media world is buzzing after the white house released pictures of president obama with kids. the post from the white house reads "every child no matter who they are, should have the opportunity to achieve their dreams hashtag obama and kids. and that hashtag is getting a lot of attention on social media as people continue to share their favorite pictures of obama interacting with kids./// sharie johnson > that's it for us. "60 minutes" is next. we'll see you again for 8 news now at 11.///
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